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A large French Renaissance oak chest, late 16th century or early 17th century.  Probably from Normandy.  The center panel with a mythological scene flanked by fluted columns with Corinthian capitals.  Nicely carved borders.


62" wide, 36" high, 27" deep.


Condition: In overall good condition for its age; sturdy and strong.  The top originally attached with loop hinges at the back, now modified with butt hinges as shown.  Scattered worm holes, mostly at the base; replaced feet, and a later lock.  


A French Renaissance oak chest, circa 1580 to 1620 (Q56)

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